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Trail cleanup, chicken hatching & the importance of keeping routines

Counselor RJ Boudro connects with students via social media while relishing time at home with his wife and children...

Stepping up to donate in a time of need

Tech Center, GRCC are among schools making large donations of equipment to help local health care professionals fight COVID-19...

Reaching students, helping families

Many students with disabilities need full-time care and receive speech, physical and occupation therapy through school. That typically requires physical interaction...

Suddenly serving up thousands of pick-up meals with a smile

Switching from serving students in their buildings to handing out food curbside is a whole new thing for schools...

Learning from a distance: ‘Keep them happy and keep them learning’

In this moment of social distancing, it’s an alternative way to get at the school’s aim of helping all students learn, yet in drastically different and varied circumstances...

For seniors, a memorable finale cut short

Area high school seniors talk about their worries, and offer valuable perspective to their peers and others on the statewide school closure...

Chalk up this neighborhood to hope

Neighborhood with teachers and students from one district cheer each other up during school closures from the Covid 19 pandemic with a chalk walk...

Reaching out, connecting in time of crisis

Stacey and Julian Goodson, both coaches and youth advocates, adjust to a new kind of life at home with their children...

Students and teachers turn to technology to fill educational time

Online platforms already in place enabled this middle school to offer continuing educational opportunities during this unprecedented time off school...

Districts face hard choices in timing of ballot requests

District leaders have had to weigh whether to go ahead as scheduled, or postpone them because of the coronavirus health crisis...
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School bus delivers so much more than meals during school closure

Kenowa Hills is one of many districts who are making sure their students receive the daily meals that they normally rely on their schools to provide...
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‘Coronacation’ for the win

Students and staff are trying to make the most of the extended school closure via posts and videos of hilarity, hope and solidarity...

School meal distributions to continue under stay-at-home order

Schools are permitted to continue providing pick-up meals for students under Gov. Whitmer’s stay-at-home order...

Life lessons

One teacher is sharing his thoughts online, in real time...

Education, at home, in the time of COVID-19

With kids home from school and the future unclear, a family game of Monopoly, video chats with loved ones and bike riding help calm the anxiety...
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